Middle East Economic Survey


No 19



White Nile Oil Co And Sudans SPLM Sign Oil Exploration Agreement

The UKs White Nile Oil Company on 25 April signed a partnership agreement with the Sudan Peoples Liberation Movement (SPLM) to start looking for oil in southern Sudan by June this year. The SPLM was represented by its minister of mining and natural resources, George King'a. The two parties have signed a licensing operating agreement, said Andrew Groves, White Niles chief...